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A Must-Read About Disappointment and Adventure

“When there is great disappointment, we don’t know if that’s the end of the story.  It may be just the beginning of a great adventure.”  – Pema Chödrön I hope you […]

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5 Free Tools To Define Your Brand

Are you creating or evolving your business brand? If so, you’ll love these five free tools that are easy and fun to use.   1 – Pinterest I admit it, […]

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5 Legal Resources I Love

I’m not a lawyer. But I am a business owner, and I want to do everything I can to protect my business, my intellectual property, and my family.

When I first started my business, I felt so overwhelmed trying to understand what the heck I needed to do to create a solid legal foundation for my business. But then I started following some pretty fantastic legal folks online, who all happen to be great at breaking down legal jargon into plain and simple English.

I’d love to share them with you. The only catch?

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5 Online Tools I Use Daily To Save Tons Of Time

Want to save yourself time and effort? Thought so.  If you’re anything like me, you spend most days juggling different roles, and trying to give each their share of time […]

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3 Ways To Balance Startup Life And Family Life

Do you sometimes find it hard to balance your startup life and your family life?

Same here.

I’m a wife, mother, and an advocate for foster care kiddos. I’m also the founder and CEO of my own tiny empire, mentoring early-stage startups and entrepreneurs.

Right this very minute, my six-year-old is alternating between singing her own special version of a Taylor Swift song and playing a kazoo. In my office. (Note to self: hide the kazoo.) I’ve got a dog to walk, dishes to do, and miles to go before I sleep.

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Getting Help In 10 Easy Steps

When you’re in the early stages of growing your business, you may feel like you’re playing musical hats – doing data entry, invoicing, holding client calls, blogging up a storm, and trying to find two spare seconds to give yourself a well-deserved pat on the back (and, y’know, reheat your cold coffee).

And that’s just what you do in ONE DAY.

Sure, it’s nice to hear people saying: “How the heck does she do it?” But the reality is: If you stay stuck in a I-can-do-it-all mindset, you’re limiting your potential for business growth and income.

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What’s A Business Plan (+ Why You Need One)

Picture yourself deep in the woods. Days ago, you thought hiking sounded like a grand adventure. You packed enough water and snacks to get by. But you forgot the compass and map. And now you’re lost.

The deeper you get into the forest, the more you’re torn between staying planted (and waiting for the park ranger to show up!) or trekking on, without a clue where you’re headed.

An entrepreneurial journey can be very much like a hike in an unknown, scary, seemingly neverending forest. It’s full of adventure, but if you want to increase the likelihood of actually getting somewhere…

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